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The Community for Data Integration (CDI) is a dynamic community of practice working together to grow USGS knowledge and capacity in scientific data and information management and integration.

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The CDI supports innovative ideas across the community with seed funding for projects.

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Date published: March 3, 2021

March 10, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The March 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature presentations on a 3-D visualization of high-resolution spatial data, the implementation of FAIR practices for eDNA data in the USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species database, and a real-time coastal salinity index.

Date published: February 18, 2021

2021 CDI Workshop

CDI will be holding its biennial workshop virtually from May 25-28. Registration is now open.

Date published: February 2, 2021

February 10, 2021 CDI Monthly Meeting

The February 2021 Monthly Virtual Meeting will feature presentations on Bathymetry-VR (Virtual Reality) and a discussion on topics of interest for the 2021 CDI Workshop, revolving around Designing Data-Intensive Science.

Publications

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Year Published: 2021

U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration 2019 Workshop Proceedings—From big data to smart data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Community for Data Integration (CDI) Workshop was held during June 3–7, 2019, at Center Green in Boulder, Colo. The theme of the workshop was “From Big Data to Smart Data” with the purpose of bringing together the community to discuss current topics, shared challenges, and steps forward to advance twenty-first...

Hsu, Leslie
Hsu, L., 2021, U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration 2019 Workshop Proceedings—From big data to smart data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2020–1132, 48 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20201132.

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Year Published: 2020

Community for data integration 2018 funded project report

The U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration annually funds small projects focusing on data integration for interdisciplinary research, innovative data management, and demonstration of new technologies. This report provides a summary of the 10 projects funded in fiscal year 2018, outlining their goals, activities, and accomplishments.

Hsu, Leslie; Andrews, Caitlin M.; Bradford, John B.; Buscombe, Daniel D.; Chase, Katherine J.; Daniel, Wesley M.; Jones, Jeanne M.; Fuller, Pam; Mirus, Benjamin B.; Neilson, Matthew E.; Vraga, Hans W.; Walker, Jessica J.; Walworth, Dennis H.; Warrick, Jonathan; Weltzin, Jake F.; Wieferich, Daniel J.; Wood, Nathan J.
Hsu, L., Andrews, C.M., Bradford, J.B., Buscombe, D.D., Chase, K.J., Daniel, W.M., Jones, J.M., Fuller, P., Mirus, B.B., Neilson, M.E., Vraga, H.W., Walker, J.J., Walworth, D.H., Warrick, J., Weltzin, J., Wieferich, D.J., and Wood, N.J., 2020, Community for Data Integration 2018 funded project report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 1062, 9 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20201062.

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Year Published: 2019

Community for Data Integration 2018 annual report

The Community for Data Integration (CDI) is a community of practice whose purpose is to build the U.S. Geological Survey knowledge base in data integration. This annual report describes the various presentations, activities, and outcomes of the CDI monthly forums, working groups, trainings, and other CDI-sponsored events in fiscal year 2018. The...

Hsu, Leslie; Colasuonno, Leah
Hsu, L., and Colasuonno, L., 2019, Community for Data Integration 2018 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019–1123, 26 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20191123.